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The Scottish Enlightenment and the American college ideal.

Douglas Sloan

The Scottish Enlightenment and the American college ideal.

by Douglas Sloan

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Published by Teachers College Press, Columbia University in [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland,
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Education, Higher -- United States -- History,
    • Enlightenment -- United States,
    • Scotland -- Intellectual life -- 18th century,
    • United States -- Civilization -- Scottish influences

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesTeachers College studies in education
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA226 .S58
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 298 p.
      Number of Pages298
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5220099M
      LC Control Number75132938

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Old Side educator: Francis Alison. The Scottish Enlightenment comes to Princeton: John Witherspoon. Education, progress, and polygamy: Samuel Stanhope Smith. His book The Scottish Enlightenment and the American College Ideal, which argued that American education owed its roots to influential Presbyterian Scots who never feared an educated populace unlike their counterparts in the Anglican church, was a contribution to a larger ongoing intellectual discussion about Scottish and American relations (e.g., Ian Charles Cargill Graham 's Colonists from Scotland: Emigration to North America.

About the author () Douglas Sloan is Professor Emeritus of History and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, in New York City.

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Nevertheless, his book proved to be a landmark of a certain kind: It focused attention on the relevance of the Scottish Enlightenment to the American Revolutionary generation.

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This book gives a great look at the Scottish Enlightenment, and its influence on the rest of the world. If you are interested in the Enlightenment, this is a must by: THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT AND AMERICA judged to be barbarous.

It may be said that her resistance was overcome in part by the insistent urging of a young American studying medicine at Edinburgh at the time, viz., Benjamin Rush (). Rush had graduated from the then College of New Jersey in when a mere fifteen years old.

The Scottish Enlightenment refers to a historical event in northern Britain between approximately and that found expression in a. His book The Scottish Enlightenment and the American College Ideal, which argued that American education owed its roots to influential Presbyterian Scots who never feared an educated populace unlike their counterparts in the Anglican church, was a contribution to a larger ongoing intellectual discussion about Scottish and American relations (e.g., Ian Charles Cargill Graham's Colonists from Scotland: Emigration to North America Anthroposophists: Henri Bortoft, Georg Kühlewind.

In recent years there has been much debate about the impact of the Scottish Enlightenment on America and the making of the modern world.

Some historians have even suggested that the wording of the United States Declaration of Independence was directly influenced by works by Scottish Enlightenment thinkers. He is the author of The Enlightenment and the Book: Scottish Authors and Their Publishers in Eighteenth-Century Britain, Ireland, and America () and co-editor of The Glasgow Enlightenment (), Sociability and Society in Eighteenth-Century Scotland (), and Scotland and America in the Age of the Enlightenment ().

APA style: John Witherspoon and the Founding of the American Republic. (n.d.) >The Free Library. John Witherspoon and the Founding of the American Republic.

By Jeffrey H. Morrison. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press. The Scottish Enlightenment and Its Infl uence on the American Enlightenment slaves The British government managed to suppress the Jacobite Rising incompletely destroying the old Highland societies and forcing many High-landers to fl ee to America.

Over half of the immigrants from Scotland at that time were : Hideo Tanaka. The Scottish Enlightenment. The Scottish Enlightenment was one of the truly great intellectual and cultural movements of the world. Its achievements in science, philosophy, history, economics, and many other disciplines were immense; and its influence has hardly, if at all, been dimmed in the intervening two centuries/5.

The Scottish Enlightenment is one of the great achievements of European culture. In philosophy, law, economics, politics, linguistics, and the physical sciences, Scots were key players in changing the way the world was viewed; and this explosion of activity still reverberates.

It was the age of David Hume, Thomas Reid, and Adam Smith, of Adam Ferguson, James. American Constitution found the thinkers of the Scottish Enlightenment suit-ed their purposes because the social situation and goals of the two groups were remarkably similar.

THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT AND ITS CONTEXT The European phenomenon we call the Enlightenment took on somewhat different forms in different contexts. InNew Light Presbyterians and a few Harvard's and Yale's alumni founded the College of New Jersey, later Princeton University.

Even as the College was founded by a religious institution and with the declared purpose to train ministers -as the first universities in the North American British colonies (namely Harvard, College of William and Mary and Yale)- the Reviews: 9. "The Enlightenment and the Book triumphantly unites the study of authors with the study of texts, and forges a better understanding of the relationship between those who wrote books and those who sold them A compelling, immensely studious, and thought-provoking testament to the best that the history of the book is now able to offer.".

On the 17th-century "invisible college" in England, see Frances A. Yates, The Rosicrucian Enlightenment (). On the American Enlightenment, see Adrienne Koch's book, Power, Morals and the Founding Fathers (), and the collection of documents, The American Enlightenment ().Scottish Enlightenment, the conjunction of minds, ideas, and publications in Scotland during the whole of the second half of the 18th century and extending over several decades on either side of that period.

Contemporaries referred to Edinburgh as a “hotbed of genius.” Voltaire in wrote in characteristically provocative fashion that “today it is from Scotland that we get rules of.In Douglas Sloan’s The Scottish Enlightenment and the American College Ideal argued for the central role that the Scottish universities had played in forging the American educational system.

The largely Presbyterian Scots, he maintained, had never feared an educated populace as had the leaders of Anglican England.